Compiling safety data sheets: REACH Annex II

25 May 2022

Caroline Raine discusses the forthcoming changes to safety data sheets following the publication of the REACH Annex II regulations (2020/878). The regulations were published in July and will require all safety data sheets to be updated by the end of December 2022. It will apply from 1 January 2021.

Chemical Strategy for Sustainability

25 May 2022

In this feature Caroline Raine gives us an overview of the European Commission and European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) Chemical Strategy for Sustainability and lets us know what we should be expecting.

Your post-Covid brand

25 May 2022

As your business looks beyond the pandemic, what does post-Covid-19 branding look like? Have the components of a brand shifted? Are consumers looking to the brands they trust to evolve? Dave Howell reports.

How to deal with abusive online comments in your practice

25 May 2022

Healthcare providers and members of staff are increasingly facing abusive comments on social media platforms. Christine Grey details how to manage inappropriate posts and support your staff who become the victims of any unfairness or online abuse.

Forthcoming trade events June 2022

25 May 2022

This regularly updated events calendar notifies importers and exporters of forthcoming conferences, seminars/workshops, trade shows, trade missions and networking opportunities worldwide.

Classification of titanium dioxide

25 May 2022

Caroline Raine explores the discussions, considerations and history into the classification of titanium dioxide (TiO2) and the controversial decision to classify it as a carcinogen.

Smoke-free Regulations and Health and Safety

24 May 2022

It was made illegal to smoke in the workplace in England in July 2007. Martin Hodgson looks at what the law requires and how it benefits staff health, safety and welfare.

Safety incidents: preparation is key

23 May 2022

The way a business responds to a health and safety accident and any resulting regulatory investigation is crucial both for its reputation and the eventual legal outcome, explains lawyer Rhian Greaves.

Requirement for an O-Licence when running LGVs in Europe

23 May 2022

The Operator Licensing requirements for vans, pick-up trucks or cars weighing between 2.5 and 3.5 tonnes and which operate internationally for hire or reward, come into effect on 21 May 2022. Operators that fall within this category will be required to hold a standard international licence and meet most of the same requirements as those that operate heavy goods vehicles. Michael Jewell looks at the new rules and the mandatory requirement to engage a Transport Manager who resides in the UK and who is of good repute and professionally competent.